From The Washington Times:

The bill’s detractors include liberal groups such as Demand Progress, conservative groups such as Americans for Prosperity and FreedomWorks, and civil-liberty advocacy groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union, the R Street Institute, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

A coalition of 25 advocacy groups including Demand Progress, R Street Institute and FreedomWorks wrote a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee saying that fighting online child sexual exploitation would be better accomplished through more resources for law enforcement. The letter argues that Americans’ safety ought not be compromised via the EARN IT Act because of the government’s failure to equip law enforcement with the tools it needs.

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